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Harvey Weinstein found guilty in second sex crime case: What was the matter?
World

Harvey Weinstein found guilty in second sex crime case: What was the matter?

Harvey Weinstein, a former Hollywood tycoon, was found guilty of raping and sexually assaulting an actress in 2013, but jurors found him not guilty of one charge and were unable to reach a decision on three others

Wrong to assume victim of domestic sexual abuse can't perform well at school, says court
India

Wrong to assume victim of domestic sexual abuse can't perform well at school, says court

The special judge of a Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act court, Jayshri R Pulate, sentenced the accused to ten years in jail on 29 September

Maharashtra: Man accused of rape, suicide abetment gets arrested after nine years
India

Maharashtra: Man accused of rape, suicide abetment gets arrested after nine years

On 22 April 2013, the victim allegedly committed suicide by setting herself on fire.The Nallasopara police in Palghar had then registered a case against the accused on charges of rape, threat and abetment to suicide

Bilkis Bano case: Activist Sandeep Pandey, three others detained in Gujarat ahead of foot march
India

Bilkis Bano case: Activist Sandeep Pandey, three others detained in Gujarat ahead of foot march

Pandey and other activists were scheduled to participate in the foot march, titled 'Apologising to Bilkis Bano', planned to be taken out from her native village Randhikpur in neighbouring Dahod district on Monday under the banner of 'Hindu-Muslim Ekta Samiti'

Chhattisgarh: Three arrested for raping minor girl in Rajnandgaon district
India

Chhattisgarh: Three arrested for raping minor girl in Rajnandgaon district

The three accused Suraj Yadav (20), Jitendra Rajak (30) and Sunny Kumar NirmalKar (25) have been isentified and the case has been filed under The Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act

Bilkis Bano rape case: TMC holds 48-hour dharna against release of 11 convicts
India

Bilkis Bano rape case: TMC holds 48-hour dharna against release of 11 convicts

All the 11 convicts sentenced to life imprisonment for the 2002 post-Godhra Bilkis Bano gang rape and murder of seven members of her family walked out of Godhra sub-jail last month after the Gujarat government allowed their release under its remission policy

Shivamurthy Sharanaru: The politically influential Lingayat mutt head from Karantaka arrested for ‘raping’ schoolgirls
India

Shivamurthy Sharanaru: The politically influential Lingayat mutt head from Karantaka arrested for ‘raping’ schoolgirls

Shivamurthy Sharanaru, the chief of a powerful Lingayat mutt in Karnataka, wields immense political influence. Political leaders cutting across party lines have been mum on the issue, even as the seer’s arrest was delayed

Ambala: Man held for raping minor daughter for seven years
India

Ambala: Man held for raping minor daughter for seven years

The accused was arrested after his daughter lodged a complaint with the police saying that her father had been repeatedly sexually assaulting her since she was 10 years old

Delhi High Court orders police to register FIR against BJP leader Shahnawaz Hussain in rape case
India

Delhi High Court orders police to register FIR against BJP leader Shahnawaz Hussain in rape case

A woman had alleged that Shahnawaz Hussain gave her intoxicants and raped her at a Chhatarpur farm house. She also said that he threatened to kill her

Delhi Police in Jaipur to arrest Rajasthan Minister's son in rape case
India

Delhi Police in Jaipur to arrest Rajasthan Minister's son in rape case

The Delhi Police team visited Joshis' under construction residence in Sen Colony, Jaipur, where it glued a notice for Rohit

CBI plans to conduct DNA tests in Hanskhali rape case
India

CBI plans to conduct DNA tests in Hanskhali rape case

CBI investigators visited prime accused's house on Friday to gather more evidence, after collecting samples from the spot on Thursday night

Minor, 14, among 11 caught in connection with Kasturba Nagar gang-rape case
India

Minor, 14, among 11 caught in connection with Kasturba Nagar gang-rape case

On Wednesday, a woman was allegedly abducted, gangraped and paraded on the streets of Kasturba Nagar by the accused. Her hair was chopped, face blackened and a shoe garlanded around her neck

Bombay High Court rejects Tarun Tejpal's application for in-camera hearing
India

Bombay High Court rejects Tarun Tejpal's application for in-camera hearing

The former editor-in-chief of Tehelka magazine stands accused of sexually assaulting his then woman colleague in the lift of a five-star hotel in Goa in November 2013

IAF chief refutes two-finger test claim by woman officer in Coimbatore rape case
India

IAF chief refutes two-finger test claim by woman officer in Coimbatore rape case

The complainant in her FIR stated that the assault took place inside her room at the Air Force Administrative College in Coimbatore's Redfields

IAF rape case survivor subjected to two-finger test: Why such practices and a lack of empathy add to trauma
India

IAF rape case survivor subjected to two-finger test: Why such practices and a lack of empathy add to trauma

The complainant in her FIR detailed the alleged sexual assault that took place on 9 September at the Indian Air Force College in Coimbatore and the misogyny and intimidation she faced following the incident

Mumbai Police arrests television actor, five others, in rape case of minor
Entertainment

Mumbai Police arrests television actor, five others, in rape case of minor

The Mumbai Police said that the incident is old and involves a 17-year-old complainant

Madhya Pradesh: Rape survivor tied, paraded with accused in village; six held
India

Madhya Pradesh: Rape survivor tied, paraded with accused in village; six held

A video, which has gone viral on social media, shows the 16-year-old girl and the accused tied with ropes, being beaten and forced to walk in public amidst slogans of "Bharat Mata Ki Jai"

Never asked anyone to marry a rapist, completely misreported, says CJI SA Bobde after last week's case sparks outrage
India

Never asked anyone to marry a rapist, completely misreported, says CJI SA Bobde after last week's case sparks outrage

The court was on Monday hearing the case of a 14-year-old pregnant rape survivor seeking a nod to abort a foetus of almost 26 weeks

'Will you marry her?': CJI SA Bobde asks man accused of raping minor; journalists, activists criticise SC remarks
India

'Will you marry her?': CJI SA Bobde asks man accused of raping minor; journalists, activists criticise SC remarks

Chief Justice of India SA Bobde asked a man accused of repeatedly raping a minor girl whether he would marry the survivor.

Hathras case: Supreme Court directs Allahabad HC to monitor CBI probe, provision of security to victim’s family
India

Hathras case: Supreme Court directs Allahabad HC to monitor CBI probe, provision of security to victim’s family

The apex court passed the order while hearing a batch of pleas that claimed a fair trial was not possible in Uttar Pradesh as the probe has allegedly been botched up